The group's photos displayed by the path. Picture: Angelika Berndt
August 31, 2023
The work of a group of local photographers is going on display in Blondin Park (W5 4UR)on the border of Ealing and Brentford.
It is a relaunch of the outdoor gallery with a new exhibition by the Ealing London Independent Photographers (LIP) group.
Commissioned by The Blondin Consortium, fourteen local photographers have spent the summer documenting the life of the Park and come up with fresh angles on how the community make use of the space and facilities there.
A group of dog walkers in Blondin Park. Picture: Carolyn Fallek
Dog walkers, Morris dancers and a range of nature all feature.
Blondin Park is named after Charles Blondin, the French tightrope walker famous for crossing the Niagara Gorge, who lived locally. His legacy is still alive today thanks to Nick Piovanelli, a local performer who is included in the exhibition too.
A tightrope theme ties to the history of the park. Picture: Jonny Baker
The gallery is free to everyone to enjoy and work out where in the Park the photographs were taken.
An arcade of trees in Blondin Park. Picture: Edmond Terakopian
The exhibition will be featured in this year's BEAT (Borough of Ealing Art Trail) in September. It's another outdoor venue for the group's work, in addition to Ealing Unlocked on the facade of Ealing police station which is still available to view.
Blondin Park morris dancers. Picture: Sean McDonnell
Ealiing LIP meets and exhibits regularly and it welcomes new members from any background, amateurs or professionals, just people who enjoy photography.
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